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be at peace

1. To feel an overall sense of contentment or acceptance of a situation. I was at peace with the world as I stared down at my infant daughter's sweet face. I hate running, but Matt is at peace when he's jogging through the woods.
2. To not be in conflict. These warring factions will finally be at peace once the armistice is signed.
3. To be free of pain and suffering, as of one who has died. As much as I miss her, I'm glad that Grandma is finally at peace after such a long illness.
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be at ˈpeace


1 not be fighting: In 1945 the western world was once again at peace.
2 be calm or quiet: He’s much more at peace with himself now than he used to be.
3 (of somebody who has recently died) no longer suffering: We have to comfort ourselves with the knowledge that she’s at peace now.
See also: peace
References in classic literature ?
I am at peace with Him and do not wish for a clergyman.
He added: "But I am at peace," just before his lethal injection at Georgia state prison in Jackson.
(No array of terms can say how much I am at peace about
I'm sitting here looking at it and I am at peace with God!
"I am at peace with what I did, I acted properly and followed my inner truth," he stated, adding that "there is no doubt that if you took me back to those seconds in Hebron, when the event was unfolding, I would act exactly the same all over again because that is what had to be done".
So I was very happy to walk away and am at peace in my heart that I made the right decision.
"Day after day and night after night, holding my baby in my arms, I am at peace," she told the outlet on May 17.
I may be deemed a fool by the world to have not opted to follow its ways but I am at peace. As one missionary puts it "Never in a million years can we go wrong doing the will of the Lord for us." This journey I am taking isn't at all a bed of roses.
"Holiness, I am at peace," Rodriguez said he responded, "at peace because I am with the Lord Jesus who knows everyone's heart."
'I am at peace, because he was loved by everyone,' Bernadette said.
"Now I am at peace knowing I can leave once my contract is over, and I am under no obligation to sign a new one."
"I am at peace now mentally, if that makes sense, thinking about everything I've achieved in my career.
Jenner: He said, 'I want to be honest about my identity and I know this is coming out in the press.' He started by saying, 'We need to have a long, serious talk.' I am at peace with what he is and what he's doing.
At peace " It is not because I doubt my housemaid, but I am at peace after I have installed the camera," she said.